Farmers know when animals behave differently it’s time to pay attention. Our horses can sense a storm miles off. They can feel an earthquake days before it rumbles. We watch our livestock closely. But when wild animals step into the path of our daily lives and force us to stop – pay attention! Today on […]
Porcupines are one of the easiest animals to track, and what fun they are too! They are also one of the animals you are the easiest to see out in the woods as they are not bothered by humans too much. Tracking porcupines is a wonderful winter activity for children and adults alike!
Why not turn your backyard into a beautiful nature center? Don’t stop with the perennial flowers, bushes and trees. Lure those songbirds, beneficial insects and other wildlife into your backyard with these four simple steps!
Once upon a time I read the most adorable book about a playful little bunny named Peter Cottontail. Peter loved to get into Mr McGregor’s garden and eat all the lovely veggies. Oh how I would love to have a fluffy little bunny visiting my garden….or so I thought. 30 odd years later, now that […]
I have had the most wonderful opportunities in life, and one of those was being able to hand raise a few wild animals – many birds, a wood owl, a genet and a red duiker. The red duiker I got the most attached to, he was a pleasure to watch develop into a characterful little […]
One of the cheapest ways to get protein for your chickens or to attract wild birds (especially Bluebirds) to your property is to raise mealworms. It is simple to get started and the upkeep is nominal. Here is a “how to” to create your own mealworm colony.